Where to shop
A cultural and social phenomenon, Italian fashion is the emblem of style and elegance of the Bel Paese. The textile sector – clothing, leather and footwear – moves significant volumes and represents a major part of the high-quality production that is exported all over the world. The legends of Made in Italy predominate, and they’re global: Prada, Armani, Versace, Cavalli, Dolce & Gabbana, Bottega Veneta, Ferragamo, Gucci, Tod's, Marni, Valentino, Missoni, Gianfranco Ferrè, Krizia, Coveri, Trussardi, Laura Biagiotti, Alberta Ferretti, Moschino, Rocco Barocco, Emanuel Ungaro, Luciano Soprani, Romeo Gigli, Sergio Rossi, and many others. This charmed existence amplified through the decades, and echoes ever louder in our days. Here are some great shopping outlet places around Italy where you can enjoy discounts up to 70 percent...
Valmontone Fashion District Outlet
This elegant outlet, with its greenery and fountains, and its gold arch that introduces you from the “normal world of everyday” to the “fantastic world of shopping”, is decisively a little capital inside the big capital! Located 40 km out from the center of Rome, this shopping city full of colors and with an attractive design structure, and its particular open spaces, is a great solution for families with children, if they want to enjoy a sunny day in Rome and have lot of fun.
Castel Romano Designer Outlet
If you crave top designer brands, you'll feel right at home at the Castel Romano Outlet. Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Salvatore Ferragamo, La Perla, Zegna Outlet, Etro, CK Jeans, Camper, Diesel and The Nike Factory Store are just a few of the top brands here, all at permanently discounted prices. Inspired by the splendour of imperial Rome, Castel Romano Outlet offers spectacular views of the Tyrrhenian Sea in the distance. Just 25 km south of Rome, at the Castel Romano exit off the Via Pontina SS 148, this Designer Outlet malls has got it all. In line with the consolidated McArthur Glen tradition, Castel Romano Outlet revolutionizes your approach to shopping: only top quality items with the most prestigious labels, from previous seasons or coming from excess production, with prices reduced by 30% to 70% all year round.
Soratte Outlet Shopping
Approximately thirty minutes’ drive north of Rome, just off the main A1 autostrada from Rome to Florence, the Soratte Outlet center is close to the Reserve Natural del Monte Soratte nature reserve, home to both stunning countryside and significant Roman archaeological sites. This ancient history also inspired the architecture of the outlet center; with pleasant outdoor streets and an abundance of striking art the complex consists of three main buildings: the Baths, the Circus and Amphitheatre. With around seventy stores the Soratte Outlet offers the full range of discounted bargains from top fashion lines to lingerie, home decorations and games. With no fewer than twelve footwear stores every possible type and style of shoe is available from the stylish and classy to the functional and sporting. For perfume and cosmetics bargains the centre includes stores such as Douglas Profumerie, Idea Belleza, and Perlier Kelemata - all offering discount bargains of up to seventy percent off the recommended retail prices.
Barberino Designer Outlet, Florence
The Barberino Designer Outlet is just 30 minutes’ drive north of the historic city center of Florence. The outdoor setting of the Barberino Designer Outlet, including a series of footbridges connecting stores across the River Sieve, provides a comfortable setting for outlet store shoppers looking for discounts of up to 70% off standard prices. Iconic fashions brands available at top regular and seasonal discounts include Prada, Dolce & Gabbana and Hugo Boss. For children, as well as outlet stores for brands such as Bennetton and Diesel Kids; the K.I.D.S outlet store also offers top names such as Billieblush, Burberry, Little Marc Jacobs and Timberland - providing a great choice for all ages from newborn to teens.
The Mall Outlet Reggello, Florence
At Thirty minutes from Florence in the green tuscan hills, the Mall Outlet is a luxury shopping factory centre that is home to a number of stores that are hosted by some of the most prominent designers around. It is located in an open-air location that is home to many brands devoted to fashions and accessories of all kinds. You will find many brands ranging from Alexander McQueen to Yves Saint Laurent among many other choices. The mall is designed with a beautiful appearance that features a small stream moving through the middle of the space. It includes four different complexes that house different brand stores as well as one standalone Gucci store. You can also find a cash machine, an information centre, free Wi-Fi access and a tax refund office for people visiting from outside the EU.
Cilento Outlet Village, Salerno
With wide paved streets lined by brightly coloured stores the Cilento Outlet Village reflects its setting ten minutes’ drive from the Mediterranean coast in south west Italy. Situated between the historic port city of Salerno and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the ‘Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park’; the outlet center is home to a wide range of Italian and international brands. Minimum discounts across the village of 30% off recommended retail prices rise to 70% for end of season lines in clothing, accessories, children’s wear and toys, lingerie and household items. Sportswear brands are well catered for in Cilento Outlet Village with all the international standards such as Adidas and Nike joined by Harmont and Blaine whose store also has a coffee shop to relax away a few minutes between bargains.
Citta Sant’Angelo Outlet Village, Azzurra
Citta Sant Angelo (the city of the holy angel) is set in the glorious Azzurra region of eastern Italy; ‘the Greenest Region in Europe’ with stunning countryside from the long beaches of the Adriatic to the Calderone, the southernmost glacier in Europe. Citta Sant Angelo Village seeks to reflect the heritage of local villages, whilst bringing together nearly two hundred top name Italian and international brands from Disney to Guess. Great stores cover all your needs with bargains of up to 70% off typical high street prices for clothing (with stores like Conte of Florence and Gaudi), sportwear (for example stores like Nike, Adidas, The North Face and Reebok), children’s items (with stores like Cycleband and the Portobello Baby Store), footwear and leather goods stores like Bata and Pollini, and lingerie from the Calvin Klein and Pompea stores.
La Reggia Designer Outlet, Naples
The "La Reggia Designer Outlet" in Italy is only about 20 minutes away from the city center of Naples, and is a favorite destination of tourists and locals within the region. With over 200 designer brands at 30% to 70% off the original prices, it’s not surprising as to why the La Reggia Designer Outlet is popular all over the world. The La Reggia Designer Outlet is a part of the McArthur Glen Designer Outlets, a leading designer outlet developer and retailer. Today, there are over 20 McArthur Glen Designer Outlets all over Europe. The outlet has about 130 boutiques within its vicinity. It also offers tax-free shopping for non-EU citizens, personal shoppers and style advisors, and even additional discounts for group visits. There are a wide range of stores, from iconic fashion brands like Prada, Valentino, Enrico Coveri, Roberto Cavalli and Hugo Boss to athletic labels, like Nike and Adidas, and high-street favorites, like Guess and Diesel.
Sardinia Outlet Village, Sardinia
With over 17,000 square meters of total land for its outlet shops, the Sardinia Outlet Village is indeed one of the most popular outlets within the region. It is located within La Corte del Sole Centro Commerciale, a multifunctional business park. The business park includes a multiplex and the shopping center. The outlet village has over 60 brands and stores within its vicinity. Its strategic location offers a great stopover and attractions for both local and foreign tourists. It is the first Outlet Village in Sardinia Island, with a very strategic location that links Cagliari to Oristano. It’s only about 7 kms from the airport, and a good reference point of the region of Sardinia. Tourism is also quite popular in the region, as the province of Cagliari alone attracts about 3.5 million tourists each year. Sardinia Outlet Village offers up to 70% off on various clothing for men and women, children’s clothing, sportswear, accessories, makeup and cosmetics, toys and many more.
Sicilia Outlet Village, Siciliy
On the island of Sicily off the south western ‘toe’ of Italy in the province of Enna; the Sicilia Outlet Village is easy to reach, right by the main A19 motorway in the center of the island. A bright open air village setting, the buildings reflect both the European and North African styles common to an island which sits between Italy and Tunisia and which is also home to archaeological treasures such as the City of the Gods in Selinunte and the natural beauty of the highest active volcano in mainland Europe, Mount Etna. The center is also accessible by shuttle bus, bookable through the center’s website and available from anywhere on the island subject to minimum numbers of passengers For bargain hunters looking for top quality premium brands, Sicilia Outlet Village is home to a wide range of high class outlets such as Armani, Billionaire, Borbonese, Brooks Brothers, Gucci, Hogan, La Perla, Michael Kors, Trussardi and Versace - all offering the usual range of discounts from 30% to 70%.
Franciacorta outlet village, Milan
South of the Alps in the region of Lombardy, Franciacorta outlet village was opened recently. Yet it has already gained popularity and is considered to be the second largest and important outlets in Milan. The Outlet Village is very near the Brescia Montichiari Airport, the Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, and the Verona Villafranca Airport, making it a very good location for shoppers in and out of Italy or Europe. Year-round discounts on merchandise by famous fashion brands attract thousands of visitors from all over the world. The discounts here vary from 30-70% and the holders of the Village Card get an extra discount of 5-10%, which is definitely more than any sales that normal retails stores can offer. There are more than 70 boutiques of famous clothes brands such as Calvin Klein Jeans, Brooks Brothers, Guess, Pinko, Stefanel and others, and about 20 shoe mono- brand and multibrand stores, and this is among others that sell underwear, cosmetics and make-up, jewelry, toys and perfumes.
The Castel Guelfo Outlet City, Bologna
The Castel Guelfo the Style Outlets, also known as the Castel Guelfo Outlet City, is situated at Castel Guelfo di Bologna. The Style Outlet is a trademark of the Neinver group, with locations in Italy, Germany, Spain and Portugal. This branch in Castel Guelfo, Bologna Italy has over 24,500 square meters of area, covered with 110 stores and 1,970 parking spaces. It is strategically located just around 20 minutes from Bologna and the Bogna airport, 40 minutes away from Ravenna, and around 50 minutes away from Ferrara and the Adriatic Riviera. It also has great access to highways and trains. The Castel Guelfo The Style Outlets offer 50% to 70% off from suggested retail prices of various famous brands all over the world.
Valdichiana Outlet Village, Azerro
South east of Florence in the province of Azerro on the eastern edge of Tuscany, the Valdichiana Outlet Village is handily located close to the main A1 motorway. The modern village style setting of about 140 stores offers something for every kind of bargain hunter in a well designed layout of village stores and boulevards. You will find a lot of famous brands like Adidas, Baldini, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Swatch, Guess, K-Way... With summer temperatures in the area typically over 100 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Centigrade), don’t forget to cover up well with sun block before wandering around this lovely outdoor setting. Inside the air conditioned stores there is a wide range of top international and Italian brands in fashion, lingerie, household goods, footwear and leather goods, jewellery, cosmetics and perfumes.
Mantova Outlet Village, Valmonte
The Mantova Outlet Village, in the picturesque Italian city of Valmonte, just a short ride away from Rome, resembles a town, more than a shopping mall. It was opened in 2003 and there are more than 100 shops of world-famous brands located on a total area of 30,000 sq.m. Coming from the freeway, the outlet village looks like a village full of colorful houses. There are discounts throughout the year on clothes for both men and women, shoes, cosmetics, leather goods, kitchenware and bakeware, as well as sportswear and other items, ranging from 30 to 70%! This large shopping outlet is home to boutiques offering the last collections of merchandise of top quality, and a visit to the vibrant Fashion District resembles a day-trip more than just a mere shopping experience at a mall. With brands like Guess, Lee, Gas, Miss Sixty, Elisabetta Franchi and more, it is guaranteed that both men and women will find something at an attractive price either for themselves, or their kids and their families.
Mondovicino Outlet Village, Turin
Mondovicino Outlet Village was built in 2007 and is located not far away from popular destinations such as Turin and Genoa. The mall is home to more than 85 shops, which makes it one of the largest ones in Northern Italy. Brands features in the numerous stores of this shopping village include famous names for male and female fashion, such as Frankie Morello, Galliano, Costume National, Patricia Pepe, Motivi and Elisabetta Franchi, among other popular brands. The outlet has an open-air design and resembles a small town with a properly developed infrastructure. The mall has discounts on various kinds of products, including shoes, handbags, apparel, dresses, shorts, gowns, children’s clothing, leather goods and more, with up to 70% discounts on the retail price. Not only does Mondovicino Outlet Village offer seasonal sales, but they also offer the service of a free bus transfer from major nearby cities.
Noventa di Piave Designer Outlet Veneto
The most refined style lives here: at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Noventa di Piave you will find the most prestigious designer labels in the world, with price reductions of 35% to 70% all year round. Luxury lies at the heart of Veneto Designer Outlet: the prestige of the world's top fashion names such as Burberry, Salvatore Ferragamo, Armani and Valentino to name a few, all reduced up to 70%. These brands are set in an architectural context rich in details, mosaics and frescoes inspired by the palazzos of Venice and Treviso. Noventa di Piave designer outlet is located close to the beautiful and historic city of Venice, a must see for any visitor to the region.
Serravalle Outlet, Liguria
Experience the McArthurGlen concept in the first Italian fashion center and in Europe's largest Designer Outlet. Serravalle Outlet is more than just a place to make a few purchases, it is a chance to have a unique shopping experience in exclusive boutiques. These shops face small squares joined by meandering streets, in the architectural charm of a historic 18th century Ligurian town center, immersed in the greenery of the surrounding hills. Over 170 stores including clothing, footwear and accessories shops with the best brands, offering products from previous seasons at prices discounted from 30% to 70% all year. It has over 300 various iconic designer and high-street brands that are sure to give you the best bargain possible. In harmony with the surrounding region, Seravalle Outlet also contributes to the understanding of the area's historical and cultural heritage and is a powerful driver of development for local commerce and industry. The Serravalle Outlet is only a short distance between Piemonte, Liguria and Lombardia. It is located 2 hours from Milan and Turin and 1 hour from Genoa.
Palmanova Designer Outlet Village, Udine
As the nearby northern Italian town of Palmanova (located 20 km from Udine) which is famous for its unique ‘star fort’ layout, so Palmanova Outlet imitates the layout of a winding Venetian street. With over 90 brightly colored stores with awnings over the street, the village layout has a comfortable feel to it - far calmer than the bustling Venice streets it copies. Palmanova Outlet has a wide choice of fashion, cosmetics, accessories and home decorations with typical discounts of between 30% and 70%, look out for the ‘Extra Discount’ special promotions when discounts are even greater. For shoppers who want to get the best from their visit, the center also offers a Personal Shopper service, with fashion experts available to advise you on where to find the best bargains to suit your fashion needs.
Vicolungo the Style Outlet, Piemonte
Vicolungo the Style Outlets is an original shopping village near Novara, a beautiful little town located in the Piemonte, a region famous for its green hills, its good food and with cities famous for their history and their culture, like the city of Torino, the most known. Arriving at the village you may first feel an impression of calm and serenity: with brown colors that appear like wood and the glass that reigns everywhere, the place is more like a modern SPA than to a shopping village. After the second look though, you'll discover that you’ve reached an authentic paradise for shopping in Northern Italy. Every day the mall offers some interesting discounts from 30% to 70% on the most famous and exclusive fashion brands. You’ll have150 shops and lots of opportunities to spend a great day, discovering new promotions and surprises. The position of the Vicolungo the style outlets is beautiful too, because the city of Novara is not too far from there, Also, without problems and stress, you can easily reach Milano and Torino, and the airport of Malpensa, which is only 30 minutes from the village